DIVThe image of a little red caboose trundling along behind a long freight train is a classic slice of Americana. With the help of nearly 300 marvelous modern and historical images depicting cabooses of all colors, this collection traces the development of this iconic, bygone rolling stock from the nineteenth century to their almost total demise by the mid-1990s. Bobber, cupola, bay window, and transfer cabooses are shown at work across the United States, in the process presenting the grand geographic scope of North American railroading. The photography is accompanied by detailed captions discussing caboose construction, function, history, and locations depicted./div
About the author
DIVBrian Solomon is the author of more than 40 books on railroading subjects. When not traveling to photograph and research his books, he splits his time between Monson, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland./div
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